Jackie Chan has revealed all in his new memoir “Never Give Up”. The book was initially published in 2015 but has now been translated into English for the first time since its release.
Chan makes revelations about his participation in ga-mbling, dr-inking, and pro-stitution. He vowed to be a better person. I drove dr-unk all the time. In the morning I’d cr-ash my Porsche, then in the evening I’d total a Mercedes-Benz. All day long, I went around in a haze. Hong Kong netizens called “Hong Kong’s Weinstein” He also talks about cheating on his wife, Joan Lin, with Elaine Ng Yi Lei.
In 1999, I made a serious mistake.
When the news broke about an affair I’d had that resulted in a child, the media frenzy was like a bomb going off. I wanted to phone Joan but I didn’t know what to say. I wouldn’t be able to explain this.
At that time, Jackie Chan refused to acknowledge the daughter, claiming his extra-marital affair “as a mistake that any man in the world would commit”.
Etta Ng, now 19, who’s reportedly being ab-used by her alc-oholic mother, and ran away to marry her girlfriend.
He does talk about his son and confesses he hasn’t always been the best father.
When [Jaycee Chan] was still young, I h-it him once and was very heavy-handed — directly lifting him and thr-owing him onto the sofa.
That time I really scared him and his mother to de-ath, and I myself was very regretful.
He only had family dinner once within the period of 2004-2014. He didn’t contact his son for 2 years before Jaycee Chan was convicted for dr-ug charges.
Jaycee Chan spent six months in pr-ison in China after police found mar-ijuana in his home. Jackie Chan, who supports de-ath penalty for dr-ug off-ences, said he’d beat him to de-ath if he knew it.